Event Name: MON863

Event Code : MON-ØØ863-5
Trade Name: YieldGard™ Rootworm RW, MaxGard™

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

GM Trait s :
Coleopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry3Bb1 Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kumamotoensis Cry3Bb1 delta endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection


 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Australia      
Canada      
China      
Colombia      
European Union      
Japan      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
Russian Federation      
Singapore      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Thailand      
United States of America      
renewed 2009, 2012
renewed 2009, 2012
expires 2016
expires 2015
expired 2013/discontinued product
expired 2013/unrenewed

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Last updated: April 25, 2014